The Belgian Simon Lorenzi succeeds in the sit-start version of the legendary boulder Off the Wagon in Val Bavona, Ticino.
The mountain film festival Mountains on Stage is back with a brand new program and tour in over 130 cities in 18 European countries. The German-speaking tour starts on November 29, 2021 in Zurich and stops in 13 cities in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. As the official media partner, LACRUX is giving away tickets for a demonstration of your choice.
David Firnenburg manages to climb a difficult line again: He climbs Finite Infinity (9a) in the Lehn sport climbing area.
The dream of your own bouldering hall. What began in summer 2020 with a simple text message has become reality a year and a half later: Bouba - short for bouldering hall Baden - is about to open. We talked to the two founders Kevin Huser and Dimitri Canonica about visions, the climbing community and holey sewer pipes.
In the past few weeks, we have received an above-average number of reports about inspections. Philipp Geisenhoff opened a new difficult route in the Basler Jura, Alexander Rohr and Dylan Chuat each scored two 9a's, Katherine Choong climbed a difficult MSL tour and Yannick Flohe flashed an 8b boulder.
Magic Wood is one of the most popular bouldering areas in the world. We present a list of the 6 most beautiful boulders in the area 5b to 7a.
We got the order to test the new Telos TR2 tent from Sea to Summit. Not on the campsite, but in a special place. Said and done. What came out of it can be found here in this experience report. So much can be revealed: We are blown away - from the scene as well as from the tent.
It doesn't always have to be the climbing gym or the mountains: You can also boulder in the middle of the city after work. Transa sales consultant Pesche Wüthrich shows you his favorite bouldering spots in and around the city of Bern, which he has known and loved since the 80s.
The American climbing shoe manufacturer Unparallel recently added a new model to its range: the women's version of the Flagship. We have tested the shoe for you and present it.
After a rainy summer with extremely poor climbing conditions, the hope for a good autumn season is greater than ever. At least September got off to a promising start, the only thing missing is the right tour. We present four beautiful multi-pitch routes in the Plaisir area.
Alexander Megos succeeds again in the ascent of a difficult route in Flash style. He climbed chromosome Y at Charmey in the first go and also scored the route meiosis (originally 9b). He devalues both routes.
Once again, fixed quickdraws were stolen by strangers in the Basler Jura - although most of them were mounted with maillons. The local climbers wonder and call the thief to reason.
The jury rider repeats the route, which Matthias Trottmann started for the first time in 2005, for 6.4 seconds (170 m, 8b / +) on the Fürenwand. In emotional terms, she records why this is the greatest climbing achievement of her career to date.
The climbing elite seem to have rediscovered the desire to travel. Success reports no longer only reach us from the home regions of the professionals, but again from all corners of Europe. That has been going on for the past seven days.
A summit dispute has broken out in the Graubünden mountains. A Swiss bank has installed billboards on 150 peaks - the nature conservation organization Mountain Wilderness is declaring war on the campaign. We spoke to both sides.